MI vs RR IPL 2023 Match Report:
Today IPL Match Pitch Report: On April 30th, the Mumbai Indians (MI) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) will face off in the 42nd match of the TATA IPL 2023 at Wankhede Stadium. Here’s a pitch report for the game
In their previous encounter at Narendra Modi Stadium, the Mumbai Indians (MI) suffered a defeat against GT. MI has played seven matches so far in the TATA IPL 2023, winning three matches and securing six points. Currently, they are placed at the 8th spot on the points table. This will be the first match of the season between MI and RR, as they gear up to face each other at Wankhede Stadium.
The Rajasthan Royals (RR) are coming into this match with a win in their last clash against CSK, where they emerged victorious by 32 runs. With five wins out of eight matches played, RR looks to be in a strong position and is considered a favorite to win this match. A victory in this match would further strengthen their chances of qualifying for the playoffs. Currently, RR is placed at the first spot on the points table.
MI vs RR Match Details:
|Tournament:||TATA IPL 2023|
|Location:||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai|
|Date & Time:||April 30th, 07:30 PM (IST)|
|Streaming:||Jio Cinema (Mobile), Star Sport Network (TV)|
Wankhede Stadium’s Information:
The Wankhede Stadium is a prime cricket stadium in India, known for its seating capacity of around 45,000 spectators. This stadium is famous for hosting high-scoring matches and is the home ground of the Mumbai Indians in the IPL.
Wankhede Stadium has a distinguished record of hosting the most number of international and IPL matches in India, including the final match of the ICC World Cup 2011. This stadium is also memorable for MS Dhoni’s iconic innings of 91* against Sri Lanka in the ICC Cricket World Cup Final in 2011.
When it comes to the Mumbai Indians’ performance at Wankhede Stadium, their record is quite decent. MI holds the record for the highest successful run chase of 198 runs in the IPL at this venue. However, in their last home match at Wankhede, MI lost to PBKS by 13 runs. Despite this, MI holds the record for the most wins (43) at Wankhede Stadium by any team.
IPL Records at Wankhede Stadium:
|Batting 1st won:||49|
|Batting 2nd won:||56|
|Highest Score:||235 by RCB|
|Lowest Score:||67 by KKR|
Today Ipl Match Pitch Report:
The Wankhede Stadium pitch has a red soil composition, which generally makes it batting-friendly, allowing batsmen to score many boundaries due to its small dimensions. However, in recent matches, batsmen have struggled against fast bowlers, indicating that the pitch is also favorable for bowlers, particularly medium pacers.
With a total of 103 IPL matches hosted at Wankhede Stadium, fast bowlers have shown particular excitement to bowl at this venue due to their impressive average of about 27.9, while spin bowlers have an average of approximately 30.7. This further emphasizes the importance of fast bowlers in these matches at this venue.
Wankhede Stadium Upcoming IPL 2023 Matches:
|MI vs RR||30th April, 2023||07:30 PM (IST)|
|MI vs RCB||9th May, 2023||07:30 PM (IST)|
|MI vs GT||12th May, 2023||07:30 PM (IST)|
|MI vs SRH||21st May, 2023||03:30 PM (IST)|
Wankhede Stadium Mumbai Weather Reports:
The weather forecast for Mumbai on the day of the match is mostly sunny, with a daytime temperature of around 31 degrees Celsius and a nighttime temperature of 27 degrees Celsius. Due to the cold wind from the Arabian Sea, there is a high possibility of dew in the second innings of the match.
Humidity levels in Mumbai are high at about 67%, and the wind speed is expected to be around 12 km/h. Despite the high humidity levels, the weather in Mumbai is favorable for playing cricket during the day, with no chance of rain before or during the match.